Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Vintage 1950-1959 North America Steampunk Carnival Art
Iron
Two sided heavy sheet iron shooting target found in Chicago, circa 1950s. Most likely a police training target. Original paint surface on each side. Custom museum wall mount included...
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Antique Mid-19th Century United States Victorian Urns
Iron
Solid J.W. Fiske Foundry cast iron garden urn decorated with flowers and acanthus designs. Perfect amount of old light blue and red paint highlight the detailed design on the urn. Gr...
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Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk Arms, Armor and Weapons
Metal, Wood
Collection of six wood and iron practice artillery shells found in the California desert. Three of the six have full-metal jacket casings, in which a legible portion ont he bottom of...
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Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk Signs
Wood
Double sided hand-painted Industrial Factory "Can You Afford an Accident?" double sided wood sign. Original hand-painted surface.
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Great collection of five Indian clubs or juggling pins with bright original orange paint. These were from the Chicago Park Carnival, circa 1950s. Indian clubs rose to popularity in t...
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Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Fantastic pair of vintage custom carnival or circus clown shoes with red and blue diamond stitched designs.
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Carved and painted wooden soldier whirligig. Early 20th century American. Soldier has a leather hat with wooden brim. Presented on simple custom museum stand.
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Signs
Fantastic Mid-Century time capsule Motorola TV trade advertising display. Three hand-painted fabric-covered sections form entire display. Mid-Century advertising at its best: "M...
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Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
These large Miller High Life trade signs make quite a statement hung on a Stark white wall. Superb example of American pop art advertising. The champagne of beer! Miller High Life hi...
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Expertly carved late 19th century carousel camel with glass eyes and original park paint surface. Professional restoration to feet and neck.
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Vintage cast iron cigar smoking monkey. Possibly a shooting gallery target or ornamental architectural object. Great multi layered original paint surface mounted on a custom wood stand.
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Copper
Vintage toy mold from Bronx toy factory. Great standard poodle form. Patinated copper form that was attached to an apparatus that would remove the latex after cooling and setting. Pa...

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